Very Rev. Brian Magee CM PP

Deceased

Parish Of Birth
Portadown, Co Armagh

Details Of Ordination
Holy Cross College Chapel, Clonliffe, Dublin 3
30/5/1953

Appointments
Sunday’s Well PP : 9/1997 – 8/2003

Notes
In August 1971, after seventeen years teaching in Castleknock College, Dublin, St. Pauls, Raheny, Dublin and St Patrick’s, Armagh he was appointed to the Vincentian Retreat Team.
In 1980 he was appointed chaplain at St. Patrick’s Training College, Drumcondra, Dublin, and at the same time he taught Liturgy at the Mater Dei Institute, Dublin as well as for some years at Clonliffe College, Dublin and All Hallows College, Dublin.
In 1978 he was appointed editor of the Liturgical Calendar for Ireland, a position he retained until his death.
Working with Veritas Publications, he saw gaps in liturgical resources and filled them with book and booklets, psalm collects, the readings for marriages and funerals. He was an early provider of liturgical video material. A few months prior to his death, he gave the commentary on the Stations of the Cross on a video using the art pieces of St. Vincent’s Church, Sunday’s Well, Cork.

Date Of Death
4/8/2003

Place Of Death
Marymount Hospice, Cork

Place Of Burial
St. Finbarr’s Cemetery, Cork